Bach Chorale

W. A. Mozart - Great Mass in C minor KV 427/J.S. Bach: Chorale (Nicol Matt) [2004] (PS3 SACD rip)

W. A. Mozart - Great Mass in C minor KV 427/J.S. Bach: Chorale (Nicol Matt) [2004] (PS3 SACD rip)
SACD ISO image = 3.6 GB | Scans PDF (800 dpi): 7.5 MB | 5% Recovery
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 92211 | Direction: Nicol Matt, Chamber Choir of Europe

The pan-continental Chamber Choir of Europe recorded a number of Mozart works for the Dutch budget label Brilliant as part of a large Mozart edition, and these performances have been reissued several times, singly and in groups. The choir always has an attractively clear sound that comes from the youth of its members, and this is one of the group's most distinctive if not necessarily one that will appeal to every listener. Conductor Nicol Matt generally falls close to the middle of the road, but here he runs counter to type among recordings of Mozart's "Great" Mass in C minor, K. 427. The modest dimensions he gives the work, aided by close-up microphone placement that brings out individual voices in the group, are fresh and cogently thought out.
W. A. Mozart - Great Mass in C minor KV 427/J.S. Bach: Chorale (Nicol Matt) [2004] (Redbook Layer Hybrid SACD rip)

W. A. Mozart - Great Mass in C minor KV 427/J.S. Bach: Chorale (Nicol Matt) [2004] (Redbook Layer Hybrid SACD rip)
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | 312 MB | Scans PDF (600 dpi): 7.5 MB
Classical | Label: Brilliant Classics | Catalog Number: 92211 | Direction: Nicol Matt, Chamber Choir of Europe

The pan-continental Chamber Choir of Europe recorded a number of Mozart works for the Dutch budget label Brilliant as part of a large Mozart edition, and these performances have been reissued several times, singly and in groups. The choir always has an attractively clear sound that comes from the youth of its members, and this is one of the group's most distinctive if not necessarily one that will appeal to every listener. Conductor Nicol Matt generally falls close to the middle of the road, but here he runs counter to type among recordings of Mozart's "Great" Mass in C minor, K. 427. The modest dimensions he gives the work, aided by close-up microphone placement that brings out individual voices in the group, are fresh and cogently thought out.
Johann Sebastian Bach - Leonid Roizman - Works for Organ 1 (2007)

Johann Sebastian Bach - Leonid Roizman - Works for Organ 1
EAC+LOG+CUE | WV: 284 MB | Artwork | 5% Recovery Info
Label/Cat#: Melodiya Ukraine # NMCCD-0087 | Country/Year: Ukraine 2007
Genre: Classical | Style: Baroque
Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata (2015) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Dunedin Consort, John Butt - Bach: Magnificat & Christmas Cantata (2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 86:31 minutes | 1.74 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

This is the premiere recording of J.S. Bach's Magnificat heard for the first time within its original liturgical context, alongside the beautiful Christmas Cantata.
Dietmar Berger - The Berlin Gamba Book: Chorale Varations (2015) 2CDs

Dietmar Berger - The Berlin Gamba Book: Chorale Varations (2015) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 655 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 267 Mb | Artwork included
Genre: Classical | Label: Naxos | # 8.573392-93 | Time: 01:54:46

This recording presents the chorale variations for solo viola da gamba by an anonymous 17th-century master, collected in the so-called Berlin Gamba Book. Only the initials of the arranger—‘J.R.’—are known, but this was clearly someone of passion and discernment who transformed hymns into instrumental music which preserves the solemnity and gravitas of the originals. Dietmar Berger’s recording of the Manchester Gamba Book (8.572863-64) was acclaimed as ‘a considerable achievement by any standard’ (Gramophone).

Daniel Taylor - The Voice of Bach (2008)  Music

Posted by delpotro at Sept. 11, 2017
Daniel Taylor - The Voice of Bach (2008)

Daniel Taylor - The Voice of Bach (2008)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) | 00:53:06 | 240 Mb
Classical, Choral | Label: RCA Red Seal

Hearing an album of Bach arias sung by a countertenor may not be essential for every listener. Many of the high arias from Bach's cantatas weren't the kind of operatic pieces that called for a muscular male voice comparable to those that have tackled Handel's arias in similar collections, and Bach, at least much of the time, wrote for female vocalists. If you enjoy countertenor singing, however, this release by Canadian singer Daniel Taylor may be the Bach album of choice.
Reinoud Van Mechelen, A Nocte Temporis - Bach: Erbarme dich (2016) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Reinoud Van Mechelen, A Nocte Temporis - Bach: Erbarme dich (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 69:46 minutes | 1.30 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

The young tenor Reinoud Van Mechelen, whose career is currently in full flower, appears as a guest soloist with today’s leading conductors of Baroque music. He has decided to devote his first solo album to a composer whom he interprets with elegance and contagious joy: Johann Sebastian Bach. The title ‘Erbarme dich’ naturally evokes for music lovers the celebrated alto aria from the St Matthew Passion; but it is also the incipit of a sorrowful, sensuous aria for tenor and flute from the Cantata BWV 55.

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (2017)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at Aug. 24, 2017
John Eliot Gardiner - Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244 (2017)

John Eliot Gardiner - Bach: St Matthew Passion BWV 244
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, d. booklet | 160:28 min | 683 MB
Label: Soli Deo Gloria ‎– SDG725 | Tracks: 68 | Rls.date: 2017
Classical, Vocal, Choral

A new live recording of Bach’s St Matthew Passion (Matthäuspassion BWV 244), recorded in Pisa Cathedral during the Anima Mundi Festival as part of the Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra’s 2016 tour.
Hana Blažíková, Dominik Worner, Kirchheimer BachConsort & Alfredo Bernardini - J.S. Bach: Dialog-Kantaten (2017)

Hana Blažíková, Dominik Worner, Kirchheimer BachConsort & Alfredo Bernardini - J.S. Bach: Dialog-Kantaten
Classical, Vocal | WEB FLAC (tracks) & d. booklet | 70:50 min | 385 MB
Label: CPO | Tracks: 22 | Rls.date: 2017

Dominik Wörner, a prizewinner at the Bach International Competition in Leipzig in 2002, established the Kirchheimer BachConsort in 2008. Its members, leading musicians from the early music scene, perform as an ensemble of soloists in programs focusing on the repertoire of the eighteenth century. On this brand-new CD release Wörner leads his ensemble and the Czech soprano and harpist Hana Blažiková in interpretations of Johann Sebastian Bach’s dialogue cantatas.
Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe - J.S.Bach: Ich elender Mensch & Leipzig Cantatas (2014) [Official Digital Download]

Collegium Vocale Gent, Philippe Herreweghe - J.S.Bach: Ich elender Mensch & Leipzig Cantatas (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 68:15 minutes | 1.17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

For the second time on the Phi label, Philippe Herreweghe presents four Bach cantatas written during the first year the composer spent in Leipzig. In relation to the repertoire composed in Weimar, the instrumentarium is enlarged to adapt to the size of the churches of Saint Thomas and Saint Nicholas. But, above all, the instrumental virtuosity is much greater, as are the vocal demands confronting the choirs and solo singers, trained at the time by Bach himself.